Hour of Code gets kids excited about computer science Posted in: Lifestyle The Elgin ISD Digital Learning Team held its second annual Hour of Code Community Night at Elgin Middle S School on December 9 to kick off Computer Science Week, which was December 9 through 13. Patrick Reid, coordinator of digital learning for EISD, welcomed everyone and gave opening remarks. He explained that Apple recognized there were over half a million unfilled coding jobs because students either weren’t pursuing careers in coding or because it simply wasn’t available to them. So, Apple started a program to educate instructors how to teach coding and provided the digital supplies they would need to do ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!